Community Medicine

In addition to training undergraduates and postgraduates, the Department of Community Medicine of KMCT has been actively involved in the monitoring and evaluating the health programmes and activities in the local community. As part of this, the department maintains one rural health centre and two urban health centres.

List of Activities

1) Rural Health Training Centre

  • Average OPD – 1300 to 1500 per month
  • .Average IPD – 250 to 300 per month
  • Specialist Visits Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrician, ENT, Ophthalmology once in a month
  • Immunisation conducted twice a month
  • National Health Programmes activities conducted
  • Field Visits by the medical social worker to adopted families of 400.
  • Interns posted regularly to centre with accommodation facilities for boys and girls separately.

2) Urban Health Training Centre

  •  Average OPD -700 to 800 per month
  • Specialist visits Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrician, ENT, Ophthalmology once in a month
  • National Health Programmes activities conducted
  •  Field Visits by the Medical social worker to adopted families of 400.
  • Interns posted regularly to centre

3) Total Publications of Faculty in Indexed Journals: 18

4) Field activities by MBBS Students

  •  Kerala Water Authority, Mavoor, Calicut
  • Milma Milk Dairy, Calicut
  • Institute of Palliative Medicine, Calicut
  • Prathyasa Kendram, Calicut
  • IMHANS, Calicut
  • District TB Office, Calicut
  • Pratheeksha Special School, Mukkam
  • Community Health Centre, Mukkam
  • Malabar Cultural Forum, Calicut
  • District Leprosy Hospital, Calicut
  • Suraksha Deaddiction Centre, Calicut
  • National Centre for Disease Control, Calicut
  • Rahmaniya School for Mentally Challenged, Calicut
  • Karuna Old Age Home, Calicut
  • Centre for Social Research and Development, Calicut
  • Anganwadi, Mukkam

5) Celebration of Health Days

  • World Health Day – IAPSM Quiz and Rally.
  • Breast Feeding awareness campaign.
  • World AIDS Day.
  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • TB awareness campaign.
  • Breast cancer awareness day.

6) Workshops

  • SPSS workshop for Faculty.
  • Basic Research Methodology workshop.

7) CME

  • “Healthy Ageing” CME on Geriatrics.

8) Training Activities

  • Training of Anganwadi worker
  • Training of Food Handlers

9) Students Project: 14

10) Paper presentation at National Conference: 2

Key Features

  • The Department has two demonstration rooms fitted with strip chairs, OHP, television etc with a seating capacity for 75 students each.
  • Practical Laboratory: The Department has a well equipped practical laboratory  with preparation room
  • Museum to display specimens, models, charts etc.
  • Departmental library cum seminar room with 111 books
  • Research Lab 50sq.m area with all types of equipment
  • Rural Health Centre: KMCT Medical College Rural health Centre, Nellipoyil, Thiruvambady
  • Urban Health Centre: (1) KMCT Medical College Urban Health Centre, IG Road, Calicut
    (2) KMCT Medical College Urban Health Centre, Meenchanda, Calicut

Faculty

Professor & HOD

Asso. Professor

Asso. Professor

Asst. Professor

Asst. Professor

Asst.Professor

Assistant professor

Statistician cum Tutor

Medical Social Worker

Tutor